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Energy supply alternatives for the year 2002 at the U.S. Military Academy (USMA)

Energy supply alternatives for the year 2002 at the U.S. Military Academy (USMA)

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Published by US Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratories, National Technical Information Service, distributor in Champaign, Ill, [Springfield, VA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States Military Academy,
  • United States. -- Army -- Facilities -- Energy consumption

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Mike C.J. Lin, Mike Binder, and Richard G. Andersen.
    SeriesUSACERL technical report -- FE-95/01.
    ContributionsBinder, Mike., Andersen, Richard G., Construction Engineering Research Laboratories (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17010849M
    OCLC/WorldCa33227802

    What energy sources does the United States currently depend on and what are the pros and cons of each one? The National Academies, advisers to the nation on science, engineering, and medicine, gives you the facts about fossil fuels, nuclear energy, renewable energy sources, and electricity, as well as emerging technologies that could transform our energy menu. The National Academies Press (NAP) publishes the reports of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and NAP publishes more than books a year on a wide range of topics in science, engineering, and medicine, providing authoritative, independently-researched information on important matters in science and health policy.

    Among those goals: The Navy is planning to use alternative sources to supply more than 50 percent of the energy requirements at shore-based facilities like Miramar by   The fluctuation of the markets for fossil fuels is also burdensome on estimating the military budget. A rise in the cost of fuel by $1 translates into a $ million dollar rise in military expenses over a one year period. Reducing Dependence and Supply Lines. The U.S. military is the single biggest consumer of energy and oil on the entire globe.

    J U.S. Army Signs Lease for Novel Energy Resilience Project on Fort Sill J The 22nd NCOLCoE Commandant Changes out with Distinguished Service J . Victor Davis Hanson (born September 5, ) is an American classicist, military historian, columnist, and has been a commentator on modern and ancient warfare and contemporary politics for National Review, The Washington Times and other media outlets. He is a professor emeritus of Classics at California State University, Fresno, the Martin and Illie Anderson Senior Fellow in.


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